Communities Connected for Kids is following the Coronavirus situation closely and is prepared to respond swiftly to any developments.
We understand that you may have concerns. If you are a foster family with questions about COVID-19, your licensing specialist is ready to talk to you. Please contact them by phone.
Likewise, families with questions about COVID-19 are encouraged to call their dependency case managers, CCKids vendors should call their assigned contract managers and CCKids staff should direct any questions or concerns to their supervisors.
Foster & Adoptive Parent Panel Discussion
If you answer, "yes," to any of the following questions, you MUST attend this upcoming event:
- Do you want to adopt a child?
- Have you ever thought about becoming a foster parent?
- Have you thought about fostering or adopting enough to be interested, but not enough to register for a class?
- Do you have questions you would like to ask in a casual setting?
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Even in pandemic, CCKids makes gains in permanency, safety and well-being
Communities Connected for Kids, the organization that oversees the local child-welfare system, this week released its 2020 State of Our Children report, showing gains in key areas despite working through a pandemic and statewide shutdown.
Among the successes highlighted in the report are a record number of (keep reading)
Forever Families Project
Children available for adoption are featured weekly on CBS 12 through the Forever Family project. This Florida-based non-profit project leverages the power of the media to help children and teens in foster care find loving, adoptive families. Communities Connected for Kids became a Forever Family partner earlier this summer to highlight the adoption needs of local children in foster care.
All segments air on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. and again on Saturdays, then on NBC 6 Miami, NBC 6 Fort Myers, and WFTV Channel 9 in Orlando. To see previous segments, visit CBS 12. You can also catch each interview on our Communities Connected for Kids Facebook page.
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